Qigong has the potential to play a role in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19.
The authors comprehensively analyzed the etiology and pathogenesis of COVID-19 based on the theory of TCM, and discussed its syndrome differentiation, treatment and prevention measures so as to provide strategies and reference for the prevention and treatment with TCM.
The trial will recruit 186 hospital patients with mild and general symptoms of COVID-19 pneumonia from 19th February to 31st July 2020. Diagnosis will follow the criteria of the National Health Commission & State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic and Treatment Protocol for Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (The 7th Trial Version).
Tai Chi training can improve the renal and cardiac functions through promotion of blood lipid metabolism, and especially HDL elevation.
Our results demonstrate the potential of Baduanjin in preventing the progression of mild cognitive impairment.
This study is the first to our knowledge to assess the acute effects of TCC practice on sympathetic activity in older adults. TCC performance led to acute decreases in sympathetic activity, which could not be explained by physical activity alone. Further study is needed to determine whether the acute salutary effects of TCC on autonomic functioning are sustained with ongoing practice in older adults.
This pilot study examines the effects of Tai Chi on balance, gait and mobility in people with Parkinson disease (PD).
Tai Chi Chih can be considered a useful nonpharmacologic approach to improve sleep quality in older adults with moderate complaints and, thereby, has the potential to ameliorate sleep complaints possibly before syndromal insomnia develops.
This article introduces a novel tai chi intervention and provides quantitative and qualitative data from a randomized clinical trial indicating its effects on psychosocial variables in individuals living with various stages of HIV disease.
As a TCM/CAM therapy, Tai Chi offers a holistic approach to patient care that differs from the approach of conventional treatment.